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Thursday, February 11, 2016

IB SEMINAR: “The biogeochemical theater and the ecological play”

Mike Kaspari, University of Oklahoma

Seminar | February 11 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building | Note change in date

Realizing the potential of prognostic and predictive cancer gene expression biomarkers in real-world clinical samples

Richard Bourgon, Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, Genentech Inc.

Seminar | February 11 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

Friday, February 12, 2016

QB3 Postdoc Seminar

Seminar | February 12 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Chemical Biology Approaches to Innate Immunity: Probing a Code Without a Key

Professor Aaron Esser-Kahn, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

Seminar | February 16 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. |  Pitzer Auditorium, 120 Latimer Hall

Harnessing Genetic Deficiencies in Cancer Therapy: John Lawrence Seminar (formerly Life Sciences Seminar)

Alan Ashworth, FRS, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Seminar | February 16 | 4-5 p.m. | Berkeley Lab, Biosciences at Aquatic Park, Room 141

Center for Computational Biology Seminar: Dr. Christina Leslie, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Christina Leslie

Seminar | February 16 | 4-5 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Biochemical Mechanisms of Hedgehog Signal Transduction

**Benjamin Myers**, Stanford University School of Medicine

Seminar | February 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

BioE-HWNI Seminar: “Rapid high-resolution mapping of intact brains structure and function”

Raju Tomer, Stanford University

Seminar | February 17 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Applied Mathematics Seminar: Numercial study of artificial microswimmers propelled by Marangoni flow

Laura Stricker, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Seminar | February 17 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

Statistical testing for neural population data

John Cunningham, Columbia University

Seminar | February 17 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

"Body-on-a-Chip": Improving Drug Development

Dr. Michael Shuler, Cornell University

Colloquium | February 17 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

Thursday, February 18, 2016

BERC 2016 Energy Summit!

CEC Commissioner David Hochschild; Nancy Pfund of DBL Partners; Susan Kennedy of Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Conference/Symposium | February 18 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, As well as Sutardja Dai and Hearst Mining

Quantifying patterns of tumour evolution

Florian Markowetz, Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute

Seminar | February 18 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

Friday, February 19, 2016

What have we learned about the pathophysiology and regulation of common inflammatory disorders of the cornea and ocular surface?

Reza Dana, Harvard Medical School

Seminar | February 19 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 489 Minor Hall

Monday, February 22, 2016

Viral Vector-mediated Gene Therapy for Retinal Degeneration

Leah Byrne, Postdoc (Schaffer Lab @ UC Berkeley & Beltran Lab @ UPenn)

Seminar | February 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 489 Minor Hall

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

An enigmatic cell finds employment: intestinal tuft cells and parasitic worms

**Jakob von Moltke**, University of California, San Francisco

Seminar | February 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

Who and What Have We Overlooked in Molecular Investigations of Microbial Ecology and Does it Really Matter?

Mitchell Sogin, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Seminar | February 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

BioE Seminar: “An engineering approach to targeted molecular and cellular MRI in regenerative medicine”

Moriel Vandsburger, University of Kentucky

Seminar | February 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016

Detecting the Invisible: The Power of Near-Infrared Light for Biological Applications: Nano Seminar Series

Prof. Markita Landry, UC Berkeley, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Seminar | February 26 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

A novel RNAase escape element confers protection against multiple viral endonucleases: Infectious Diseases and Immunity Seminar Series

Mandy Muller, Glaunsinger Lab, UC Berkeley

Seminar | February 29 | 10-11 a.m. | 338 Koshland Hall

Molecular Basis for Regulation of the Anaphase Promoting Complex in Mitosis

Professor David Barford, Medical Research Council, University of Dundee, UK

Seminar | February 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Periodontal health is just as complicated as Disease

Richard Darveau, University of Washington, Department of Periodontics

Seminar | March 1 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Imaging Cellular Dynamics from Molecules to Organisms

Eric Betzig, Janelia Research Campus, HHMI

Seminar | March 1 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Arnon Lecture - Eva-Mari Aro

Eva-Mari Aro, University of Turku

Seminar | March 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

A molecular mechanism of acute oxygen sensing

**Andy Chang**, Stanford University School of Medicine

Seminar | March 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

BioE Seminar: “Aging and the promise of regenerative medicine: quo vadis?”

Judith Campisi, Buck Institute for Research on Aging and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Seminar | March 2 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Center for Computational Biology Seminar: Dr. Dana Pe'er, Colombia University

Dana Pe'er

Seminar | March 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

Thursday, March 3, 2016

The emergence of circuit model of addiction

Christian Luscher, University of Geneva

Seminar | March 3 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

Monday, March 7, 2016

Discrimination of pathogens from non-pathogens by innate immune cells: Infectious Diseases and Immunity Seminar Series

Jeff Cox, Molecular and Cell Biology (IMP), UC Berkeley

Seminar | March 7 | 10-11 a.m. | 338 Koshland Hall

The Structure of the Nuclear Pore Complex

Professor André Hoelz, Department Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Seminar | March 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Marian E. Koshland Memorial Lecture

Peter Walter, University of California, San Francisco

Seminar | March 8 | 6-7 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Niche Adaptation of the Arabidopsis Leaf Microbiota

Julia Vorholt, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich 

Seminar | March 9 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

BioE-HWNI Seminar: “Linking neural variability to behavior”

Tatiana Engel, Stanford University

Seminar | March 9 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Friday, March 11, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

mRNA Stability is Specified by the Action of the Ribosome

Professor Rachel Green, Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, John Hopkins University

Seminar | March 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) 11th Annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting

Conference/Symposium | March 22 – 24, 2016 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Walnut Creek Marriott

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) 11th Annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting

Conference/Symposium | March 22 – 24, 2016 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Walnut Creek Marriott

Thursday, March 24, 2016

DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) 11th Annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting

Conference/Symposium | March 22 – 24, 2016 every day | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Walnut Creek Marriott

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Marco Colonna, Washington University School Medicine , Department of Pathology and Immunology

Seminar | March 29 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Thursday, March 31, 2016

IB/MCB Joint Seminar: Title to be announced

Margaret McFall-Ngai, Pacific Biosciences Research Center at the University of Hawaii

Seminar | March 31 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building | Note change in time

IB/MCB Joint Seminar: Title to be announced

Margaret McFall-Ngai, Pacific Biosciences Research Center at the University of Hawaii

Seminar | March 31 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building | Note change in time

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Commensal immune responses: I know that I don’t know

Ivaylo Ivanov, Columbia University, Microbiology and Immunology

Seminar | April 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Marian E. Koshland Memorial Lecture

Leslie Vosshall, The Rockefeller University

Seminar | April 5 | 6-7 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Julius Thomas Hansen Lecture: Title to be announced

Amy Angert, University of British Columbia

Seminar | April 7 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Microbiota-mediated resistance against intestinal infections

Eric Pamer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Seminar | April 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Divisions of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, and Genetics, Genomics and Development Seminar

Rob Phillips, California Institute of Technology

Seminar | April 13 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time

Thursday, April 14, 2016

IB SEMINAR: Ecology and Evolution of a Community of Sonoran Desert Annual Plants

Lawrence Venable, University of Arizona

Seminar | April 14 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

Thursday, April 21, 2016

IB SEMINAR: Legacies vs post-disturbance dynamics in chaparral plant communities

Laurel Fox, University of California, Santa Cruz

Seminar | April 21 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Chiron Lecture

Elena Conti, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried/Munich (Germany)

Seminar | April 26 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Chiron Lecture

Elena Conti, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried/Munich (Germany)

Seminar | April 27 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time

Friday, April 29, 2016

Marian E. Koshland Memorial Lecture

David Hughes, Penn State

Seminar | April 29 | 6-7 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Inflammasomes coordinate pyroptosis and NK cytotoxicity to prevent the Purple Death

Ed Miao, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Seminar | May 3 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis

Diane Mathis

Seminar | May 24 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

C.H. Li Memorial Lecture

Jeffrey Friedman, Rockefeller University

Seminar | November 15 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

C.H. Li Memorial Lecture

Jeffrey Friedman, Rockefeller University

Seminar | November 16 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building | Note change in time